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Prabda Yoon’s ‘Moving Parts’

Book Review

November 2018

Josie Mitchell

Book Review

November 2018

It’s tempting to imagine Prabda Yoon’s short story collection Moving Parts originating as a series of iPhone notes: a scroll-down of speech fragments, draft...

Art Review

November 2018

Ten Years at Garage Moscow

Rosanna Mclaughlin

Art Review

November 2018

When I arrive in Moscow, I am picked up from the airport by Roman, a patriotic taxi driver sent...

Book Review

October 2018

Amy Arnold’s ‘Slip of a Fish’

Rebecca Watson

Book Review

October 2018

Slip of a Fish is set within the persistent heat of a presciently irregular English summer. ‘The blue skies...

Art Review

October 2018

Women on Aeroplanes

Divya Osbon

Art Review

October 2018

In The Showroom’s Women on Aeroplanes, three artists explore the untold contributions made by black women to transnational liberation...

Book Review

October 2018

Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’

Helen Charman

Book Review

October 2018

Reading Sally Rooney’s second novel Normal People is a compulsive experience. After the navy blue Faber & Faber proofs...

Art Review

October 2018

Kerry James Marshall, History of Painting

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Art Review

October 2018

Kerry James Marshall, an artist who grew up both devouring and scrutinising the Western art historical canon, has never...

James Bridle’s ‘New Dark Age’

Book Review

October 2018

Orit Gat

Book Review

October 2018

Halfway through James Bridle’s foreboding, at times terrifying, but ultimately motivating account of our technological present, he recounts a scene from a magazine article...

Book Review

October 2018

Nafissa Thompson-Spires’s ‘Heads of the Colored People’

Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Book Review

October 2018

Somewhere on the internet is a two-hour video of a lecture by the late writer and filmmaker Kathleen Collins,...

Book Review

October 2018

Nick Makoha’s ‘Kingdom of Gravity’

Dai George

Book Review

October 2018

The tyrant’s sickest triumph is to make his subjects watchful. The landscape of Nick Makoha’s first collection – an...

Martine Syms, Grande Calme

Art Review

September 2018

Holly Black

Art Review

September 2018

I’ve never been ghosted by a work of art before, but I guess there is a first time for everything. On entering Martine Syms’s...

 

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